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Five Biggest Weather Changes Since Thanksgiving

By Jon Erdman
Published: December 5, 2013

Little Rock, Ark.

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South Plunge

South Plunge

Thanks to a powerful plunge of Arctic air, several locations are seeing major changes in their weather since Thanksgiving Day.

First, consider Arkansas' capital. Little Rock's Adams Field hit 77° on Wednesday, a daily record high.

Then comes the Arctic plunge, including a threat of freezing rain or sleet on Friday, followed by lows Saturday morning in the upper teens or near 20 degrees.

To recap, an up to 60-degree plunge – from warmth more typical of late October to a potential icy threat – is expected from Wednesday through Saturday morning.

(FORECAST: Little Rock)

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